Commit 9808b7ee authored by Alexander Gall's avatar Alexander Gall

Add documentation of view for sysUpTime object

Subagents use a specific community string to access the sysUpTime
object in the master agent.
parent f7cfe64d
...@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ The representation of a time interval is straight forward, but that of ...@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ The representation of a time interval is straight forward, but that of
an absolute point in time, called the `TimeStamp` textual convention an absolute point in time, called the `TimeStamp` textual convention
for the `TimeTicks` type is a bit peculiar. It is defined as the for the `TimeTicks` type is a bit peculiar. It is defined as the
value of the `sysUpTime` object at that point in time, where value of the `sysUpTime` object at that point in time, where
`sysUptime` itself counts the time ticks since the SNMP agent was `sysUpTime` itself counts the time ticks since the SNMP agent was
started. started.
To simplify the handling of objects of this type, the subagents make To simplify the handling of objects of this type, the subagents make
...@@ -203,6 +203,19 @@ These files must be located in the state directory of the `net-snmp` ...@@ -203,6 +203,19 @@ These files must be located in the state directory of the `net-snmp`
package, usually `/var/lib/net-snmp` and named like the subagent with package, usually `/var/lib/net-snmp` and named like the subagent with
suffix `.conf`, e.g. `interface.conf` and `pseudowire.conf`. suffix `.conf`, e.g. `interface.conf` and `pseudowire.conf`.
#### Add `snabb` Community to access `sysUpTime`
As explained above, each subagent must query the master agent for the
value of the `sysUpTime` object with the fixed community string
`snabb`. The following configuration in `snmpd.conf` enables this
community to access only `sysUpTime` via `localhost`
```
view sysUpTime included .1.3.6.1.2.1.1.3
rocommunity snabb 127.0.0.1 -V sysUpTime
rocommunity6 snabb ::1 -V sysUpTime
```
#### <a name="disable-built-in">Disabling built-in MIBs</a> #### <a name="disable-built-in">Disabling built-in MIBs</a>
The `interface` subagent takes over the complete `interface` and The `interface` subagent takes over the complete `interface` and
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